The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 145 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing COM 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.70% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £90 £363 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.17% +76.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
COM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
924 852 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.53% 28.72% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 524 532
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 1 £90 -75.17% 14
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Advertising
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) DAB
5 1 (20.00%) Huawei
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) BT

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DAB
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago